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Two men charged with hate crime attack in Bristol

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Image caption The 19-year-old victim was attacked during a night out in Bristol city centre

Two men have been charged after a teenager was the victim of a homophobic assault in Bristol city centre during a night out.

The 19-year-old victim was attacked in Park Street in the early hours of 7 May, suffering injuries to his face.

One of the arrested men, a 22-year-old from Yatton, was charged with assault.

A second 22-year-old was charged with a public order offence. Both men will appear before Bristol Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

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